US On Nerve Gas Attack: ‘Russia Was Responsible’


The Trump administration on Wednesday defended its decision to skip a briefing held by Russian officials at the Russian Foreign Ministry about the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the U.K.

The U.S. joined the United Kingdom in declining to send representatives, after the British government blamed Russia for poisoning an ex-spy while he was living in the U.K.

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that the Trump administration has no interest in hearing Moscow’s explanation for the nerve agent attack in the U.K., as it is clear Russia was behind the incident that has left dozens hospitalized.


Read more at The Hill.



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